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2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport

Test Drive

Written by Marco Carvajal
Photographs by Marco Carvajal

 

The Q60 Red Sport is distinctive with the INFINITI Drive Mode Selector which takes performance and control to a new high level

2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport

Engine

400-hp 3.0-liter V6 twin turbo

Transmission

Electronically controlled 7-speed automatic with Adaptive Shift Control (ASC) and dual automatic transmission fluid coolers.

Rear-wheel drive

Horsepower

400 hp @ 6,400 rpm

Torque

350 lb-ft @ 1,600-5,200 rpm

Fuel capacity (gallons)

20.0

Fuel economy

20/27 City/Highway Estimated MPG

           

Introduction

If you want to feel “wow” then you need to drive the beautiful luxury 2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport. This car is making many Mercedes Benz or BMW models and even Alfa Romeo jealous. Amazing design, perfect combination of colors, great driving precision, such a beautiful impressive car, you need to drive it.

The all-new 2017 INFINITI Q60 turns new balance between comfort and performance into something revolving. The comfort-biased ride has changed to more dynamic, so the system is adjusting to road corners and imperfection without driver’s interference. It took many years of development to finally perform Q60’s optional Second-generation Direct Adaptive Steering, which can revolutionize the way we drive. The system is automatically making subtle adjustments to make your ride smooth and comfortable on different surfaces and different circumstances, decreasing feedback and vibration through the steering wheel.

With the new V6 twin-turbo, acceleration feels instant and unlimited. Gasoline Direct Injection, water-cooled air charging and a turbo speed sensor were developed for instant response. Tap into 300-hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, faster than you ever imagined. There also are new cooling and valve timing systems. The turbo spools quickly to produce 208 hp at 5,500 rpm and outputs a stirring 258 lb-ft of torque.

The Q60 Red Sport is distinctive with the INFINITI Drive Mode Selector which takes performance and control to a new high level. You can select between Standard, Snow, ECO, Sport, Sport+ and Personal modes. With these modes, you can expand your experience in any conditions and preset standard settings.

 

 

Prices and Versions

All-new 2017 INFINITI Q60 is presented in 10 models:

  • Q60 2.0t
  • Q60 2.0tAWD
  • Q60 2.0tPremium
  • Q60 2.0tPremium AWD
  • Q60 3.0tPremium
  • Q60 3.0tPremium AWD
  • Q60 Sport
  • Q60 Sport AWD
  • Q60 Red Sport 400
  • Q60 Red Sport 400 AWD

 

2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport Includes all Q60 Sport standard features plus:

  • 400-hp 3.0 liter V6 twin-turbo
  • Unique exhaust tip design
  • Red painted sport brake calipers
  • Staggered 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with summer performance tires

 

Model Price
2017 Infinity Q60 Red Sport $51,300

Engine

3.0-liter V6 twin turbo 400 (2997cc), Turbocharged 24-valve engine, aluminum-alloy block and heads with water-cooled air charging system, turbo speed sensor and dual intercooler water pumps:

  • Horsepower 400 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Torque 350 lb-ft @ 1,600-5,200 rpm
  • Fuel capacity (gallons) 20.0
  • Fuel economy 20/27 City/Highway Estimated MPG

 

Exterior

The Q60 Red Sport is distinctive with the INFINITI Drive Mode Selector which takes performance and control to a new high level.

The dynamic proportions of the new 2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport reflect its purpose-built assignment. The car is low enough to keep to the ground and wide enough to provide greater stability. It has a low hood, so you feel attached to everything you see around.
Q60 Red Sport presents both front and rear “Zero Lift” design that helps keep the vehicle stable and keep it from lifting at high speeds, not to make changes to the vehicle’s stability and steering. Plus, it becomes more stable in cross-wind conditions. You’ll appreciate the flexible doorstop that can hold open in any position.

  • Automatic on/off LED headlights with Daytime Running Lights
  • Front LED fog lights
  • High beam assist headlights (high/low automatic change)
  • Auto-leveling Adaptive Front Lighting System with auto-leveling headlights
  • LED rear brake lights and center high-mounted stoplight (CHMSL)
  • UV-reducing solar glass
  • Power sliding tinted glass moonroof with one-touch auto-open/close, tilt feature and sliding sunshade
  • Remote keyless entry system with door handle touch selective unlocking of driver’s door or all doors
  • Remote power-opening of windows using INFINITI Intelligent Key
  • Power heated outside mirrors with integrated LED turn signal lamp
  • Auto-dimming outside mirrors with reverse tilt-down feature
  • Comprehensive airflow management for low coefficient of drag (Cd) and zero-lift front and rear aerodynamics
  • Speed-sensing flat-blade variable intermittent front windshield wipers
  • Rain-sensing front windshield wipers
  • Front door handle courtesy lights
  • Rear window defroster with indicator light and timer
  • Unique dual exhaust tips with brushed satin finish

 

Interior

The moment you get in, you will understand what a real mastery level is. There is a choice between dark wood trim, black carbon fiber trim or silver optic fiber trim. Made to accentuate the human form, the cabin meets the driver with stylish design and fine modern fabrics.
Developed to provide both comfort and newest technologies, the all-new driver’s seat are performed on a higher design level:

  • INFINITI Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition
  • Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) system with microfilter
  • Advanced Climate Control System (ACCS) with auto-recirculation, Plasmacluster air purifier and Grape Polyphenol Filter
  • Power windows with illuminated switches and one-touch auto-up/down with auto-reverse feature
  • Power door locks with automatic locking feature
  • Valet key and trunk lockout feature
  • Retained accessory power for windows and moonroof (if equipped)
  • Sequential welcome lighting illuminated entry system with delayed fade-out
  • Front sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Dual overhead front map lights with overhead sunglasses storage
  • Front seatback map pockets; front door pockets
  • Dual front and rear cup holders

 

Seating and trim

  • Semi-Aniline Leather-appointed seating
  • Carbon fiber trim
  • 8-way power sport type front seats. Driver’s seat power lumbar and power torso support adjustments
  • Leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel and shift knob with aluminum accent
  • Aluminum front doorsill kick plates with INFINITI logo
  • Aluminum-accented pedals and footrest

 

Driver Controls

  • INFINITI Voice Recognition for audio and vehicle information systems
  • Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System
  • INFINITI InTouc dual display system screens, LCD/VGA 8-inch upper and 7-inch lower color vehicle-information displays parking aid/convenience feature.

 

Safety

  • INFINITI Advanced Air Bag System (AABS)
  • Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters, driver’s seat Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) and passenger’s seat ELR and Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
  • Second-row 3-point seat belts with ELR and ALR
  • Zone Body construction with reinforced passenger compartment and front and rear crumple zones
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) helps simplify proper installation of compatible child restraint seats
  • Brake Assist (BA)
  • Brake Assist is only an aid to assist the driver and is not a collision warning or avoidance device. It is the driver’s responsibility to be in control of the vehicle at all times.
  • 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)
  • Advanced Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • VDC, which should remain on when driving except when freeing the vehicle from mud or snow, cannot prevent accidents due to abrupt steering, carelessness, or dangerous driving techniques
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) provides specific information for each tire and low pressure warning

 

Security

  • Remote keyless entry system with door handle touch selective unlocking of driver’s door or all doors
  • Vehicle Security System with INFINITI Vehicle Immobilizer System
  • INFINITI Intelligent Key backup slot to start vehicle if keyfob battery is depleted

 a car that will make anybody fall in love with the car or with its owner, what else can you wish for?

 

Conclusion

The new 2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport Performs as a totally new and revolving automobile. Exploring this car I have learn to love many of the nice features like second-generation Direct Adaptive Steering System, V6 twin turbo 400 Turbocharged 24-valve engine, aluminum-alloy block and heads, indisputable exterior and interior features, which is led to perfection, properly organized safety and security system, and much more for around $50,000.

Luxury, beautiful, power, elite design, great engine, driving precision, and a car that will make anybody fall in love with the car or with its owner, what else can you wish for?

 

Marco Carvajal
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